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ch 17 short answer
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How did the federal government's actions influence civilian life during WWII?
It drafted civilians, interned Japanese Americans, and established a system of rationing and other economic controls.
What was the significance of the Battle of Stalingrad?
Soviets stopped Germany's eastward expansion and pushed them out of Poland.
How did the Battle of the Bulge signal the beginning of the end of WWII in Europe?
Germany could not replace the men and weapons it lost, and could only retreat.
What strategy did the US use in fighting the Japanese in the Pacific?
By using Island Hopping in the Pacific, the US avoided attacking Japanese strongholds and used its air power to cut off supplies to them.
Why did President Truman decide to use atomic weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
The US wanted to avoid the casualties resulting from an invasion of Japan and to end the war quickly.
If you had been a member of the British House of Commons of 1938, would you have voted for or against the Munich Pact. Explain
For-appeasement would help avert war; compromise is not weakness
Against-appeasement would feed Hitler's military aggression; Great Britain should defend its honor by declaring war.
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